The Emperor, The Hierophant, and The Lovers – Three Tarot Cards Interpreted

THE EMPEROR The tarot card the emperor guides us by traditional rules of society, putting humility first. He symbolizes authoritative husband and father figures, and the control over power and order. Our two personal desires and the ability to accomplish them are denoted by two ram heads of Aries. The ankh in Emperor’s hold symbolizes his control and power over life and death. He can give powers goods or bad, and you are to remember that power given by laws is not always good power nor are the laws always good laws. The power he entrusts you can, if used correctly, will lead to power and success. Card upright tarot cards reading: What you need is a strong person to …

Is It Good If The Lovers Tarot Card Shows Up In Your Reading?

The Lovers Card is the seventh card in the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 6. If the card is drawn in a reading, it is a card of good omen when it comes to love, but it does not necessarily mean that it is related to love. It is more about the choices two people who care about each other are making choices in life together about their future life and taking personal responsibility for those choices. As shown on the image of the Rider-Waite deck, a sun is symbolic of enlightenment, growth, health and positivity. There are three figures. i.e. An angel, a naked man and woman which represents Adam and Eve. This …

Love Tarot Readings and the Strength Card

In a love Tarot reading, the Strength Tarot card often refers to the wild and passionate sides of our selves. The Strength card can indicate an energized relationship, one that can be fiery and exciting. This relationship is based on strong bonds and, although temperaments can fly, strong unions can help make this relationship a lasting one. Traditionally, the Strength card refers to one’s inner strength that develops through the mastering of one’s unconscious impulses. The Strength Tarot card reminds us to balance our higher thinking processes with our primal drives. In Tarot reading, the Strength card represents the use of power without force. Inner harmony is achieved by integrating both the unconscious and conscious parts of the mind. Instead …

The History of The Rider Waite Tarot Deck

If you are familiar with Tarot reading, then are most likely familiar with the imagery of the Rider Waite Tarot Deck. The Rider Waite Deck is the most popular Tarot Deck in use today. Its imagery is imbued with rich symbolic references that are loosely associated to early Christian motifs that were depicted in earlier Tarot decks, such as the Versailles Tarot Deck and the Tarot de Marseilles. The Rider Waite deck was created by the artists Pamela Cole Smith under the direction of the famous mystic, A.E. Waite. Together, they collaborated on the first Tarot deck that incorporated detailed imagery on all 78 Tarot Cards. Prior to the Rider Waite deck, Tarot imagery and symbolism was only depicted in …

Online Tarot Card Readings – The DO’s and DON’Ts of Future Predictions With Tarot

Is fate real? Is your future fated? Do you have a destiny, a karmic plan or a PURPOSE for your life? Curious to know what your future holds? Millions of people are, and each and every year, we turn to psychics, mediums, spiritual counselors, intuitive advisors and mystics of ALL types and stripes to help us discover your destiny… and see where our lives are leading. Tarot cards are amongst the most misunderstood types of psychic readings there are. Why? Because in my own experience, both personally and professionally alike, there are all types of myth and misinformation around tarot that you don’t see around other types of psychic predictions. For example? Tarot is an INTERPRETIVE art. It is also …

Love Tarot Readings Can Help You In More Ways Than You Might Expect

Tarot readings can cover all types of topics and concerns. One of the most requested types of readings are those focusing on love and relationships. Love and relationship tarot readings are an effective method to uncover the core issues that may be affecting our intimate connections to others. Tarot readers who specialize in love readings tend to explore the psychological aspects surrounding a relationship. Deep seeded issues can often brought to the surface, such as how an emotional issue from our past may be influencing how we communicate with our partner in the present. Obviously, those who consult the Tarot usually want answers. Love and relationship tarot readings do provide answers; however these answers are not always the black or …

Do Virtual Tarot Services Work?

I have seen a number of virtual tarot services this week and it made me think of the many times I have been asked – does virtual tarot work? The answer to this is not so simple however and mostly lies in how you approach them and maybe even what your level of knowledge is in the first place. So I though I would put together a few pros and cons to using virtual tarot so that you can feel able to make fully informed choices. But firstly, what is virtual tarot? For the most part these are automated online tarot services that randomly present you with a number of tarot cards of your choosing after you have asked a …

The Tarot Symbolism and Tarot Card Meaning of Strength

Strength depicts a woman usually in the act of opening a lion’s mouth. The figure eight which is the tarot symbolism for eternity is drawn over the woman’s head in the form of a hat. What the woman is doing requires courage and certainty. The tarot symbolism of the human figure is the conscious mind coming to terms with our instinctive animal natures. The woman is taming or controlling these forces which lurk deep with in us all. This card is ruled by Leo which rules the fifth house of the zodiac. Positive attributes of Leo includes honesty, generosity, loyalty and reliability. It is this fixed sense of purpose combined with high ideals which pervades Strength. In a tarot card …

Facts About Fortune Telling Tarot Cards

Tarot cards are very famous and you can find them all over the Internet. There are hundreds of tarot readers, who give their predictions for free and there are still others who charge money. For some people, tarot reading might come true, while for others it does not come true. Also, you can have tarot readings everyday based on your sun sign. If you want to know about more important things in your life, you can visit a tarot card reader. Card readers usually rely on their instincts to make a prediction. Cartomancy is one of the first methods of tarot reading and was followed in Egypt. Some people think the origin is from China, while others believe it is …

Who Will Win Cricket World Cup 2011? A Tarot Cards View

Two thousand eleven brings the Cricket World Cup to you, the biggest one day cricket tournament for some time to come. It does not matter how many other cricket tournaments are around the corner including Twenty Twenty IPL tournament but the World cup is a totally different ball game with intense emotions and sense of patriotism involved in each and every game and each and every cricket fans hearts. If we ask fans from each country “Who will win Cricket World Cup 2011?” the response would be the wish and hope that their own country wins it. This cricket world cup is very special, the reasons beings; one, it is played in subcontinent where players are gods and stadiums are …

Tarot Card Reading – The Fool

A deck of Tarot cards tells a new ‘story’ each time, for each reading and for each person. Every story begins with a zero, which signifies our Trust in our intuitions, decisions and the promise of the unknown future. Without a certain degree of trust, one is unable to begin afresh, with a clean and hopeful state of mind. The Major Arcana within Deck of Tarot too begins with 0 and is known as the Fool. A Querent who draws this card need not be disheartened thinking that s/he is proclaimed less intelligent or behaving like an actual fool. It rather implies a childish curiosity, open-mindedness and most importantly faith. The Tarot reader will usually encourage the Querent to interpret …

Love Tarot Readings and The Hierophant

In Tarot reading, the Hierophant Tarot Card represents the wise teacher. He encourages us to find a sense of purpose and meaning in our own lives. He is the messenger of spiritual principles and often refers to one’s ethics and traditional values. When he appears in a tarot reading, he often suggests conventionality and a need to incorporate spiritual principles in one’s life. The Hierophant also represents the values of theology and religion. To this end, he encourages humility and practicality. He is a father archetype who steers us back to the basic principles of common decency. In a love tarot reading, the Hierophant Tarot card can represent the sacred ritual of marriage and the family. These are conventional relationships …

5 Keys to Understanding Tarot Card Meanings

Understanding the meaning of Tarot cards can often seem like a very difficult task for many among us. Each picture is different and contains many elements. There is a plethora of associations and correspondences within the images of these 78 beautiful cards which combine together towards forming the meaning of Tarot cards. In short, the key to understanding the meanings of the Tarot cards, you have to look at the cards from these perspectives. Let’s have a look at these various associations and correspondences: 1. Symbolism: It is a well known fact that the Tarot cards are the repositories of many different symbols. These symbols range from the very simple (red rose stands for desire) to the very complicated (the …

A Broad Understanding On How To Read Tarot Time – The Elemental Dignities

To understand tarot time you must understand the four suits and which season they represent, the four suits are: Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles… So to determine which season events are happening in the basic rule to remember is: Pentacles represent Autumn Wands represent Spring Cups represent Summer Swords represent Winter So for a general understanding on just how to read tarot time the elemental dignities Each of the four elements is associated with a compass point – the following directional quotes are true for the Northern hemisphere, therefore if you are in the southern hemisphere then the opposites will apply. So what are the elemental dignities of the four tarot suits: • Earth – Pentacles • Air – Swords …

How Should You React When The High Priestess Shows Up In Your Tarot Card Reading?

The High Priestess is the third card in the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 2. If the card is drawn in a reading, it is a usually a representation that She is advising you to take a step back from the situation and be discrete from any thoughts for the moment. Do not do anything impulsive and allow the event to unfold. It will be worth the wait. The High Priestess portrays a strong feminine energy is also the card of psychic ability, intuition, and wisdom. It may be the period whereby you are following a spiritual path or thinking about enrolling in a metaphysical science school to learn tarot, astrology, numerology, etc. In …

Suits in Tarot – What Do the Suits in Tarot Mean?

Just like a regular deck, there are 4 suits in Tarot decks. Commonly, they are called “pentacles”, “wands”, “cups”, and “swords”. The diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades are the same as the suits in Tarot decks, in the order given here. But that is far from the only meanings, as we are about to see. Suits in Tarot also correspond to the four directions, and various emotional and physical states of being, among other things. Pentacles, or diamonds, stand for the earthly element, physical things. Health and home fall under this suit in Tarot. The compass direction of East is shown by this suit. In Tarot, pentacles stand for the season of Fall. It is feminine in nature, and influences …